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A discussion of a recent report published by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce called "Fairness in Confederation." An outline of the dangers of the $23-billion fiscal gap between what Ontarians pay to the federal government and whay they receive back in services. Six recommendations to address the imbalance and restore fairness. The election. The Ontario Chamber - batlling public perceptions through reason and research. The risk that unchecked perceptions will shape reality. The undertaking of a two-part study. An explication of the study. The six recommendations from the second part of the study, with a discussion of each.